The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 135 132 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.53% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 1.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £493 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.48% -27.50%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1131 1287 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.01% 40.06% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 855 748
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 68 79
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cornwall - 2 £288 -
Wiltshire -2 1 £325 -7.14%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 22 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) VMware
6 13 (43.33%) VB
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) SAN
7 11 (36.67%) Migration
8 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 9 (30.00%) SCCM
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) WSUS
10 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (26.67%) MSI
10 8 (26.67%) MS Office
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (23.33%) Software Deployment
11 7 (23.33%) Application Virtualisation
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (23.33%) Release Management
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 6 (20.00%) High Availability
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MSI
2 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (10.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.33%) SCCM Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Hardware Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) NHS DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) DHTML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 7 (23.33%) Release Management
2 7 (23.33%) Software Deployment
3 6 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (20.00%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (13.33%) Server Patching
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Content Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) VB
4 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 8 (26.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
3 4 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
3 4 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco